Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
South London > Croydon
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 423 594 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 53.21% 55.15% 43.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 92.36% 89.46% 85.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 417 82
Croydon median daily rate £518 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +13.16% +15.15%
10th Percentile £412 £379 £378
90th Percentile £660 £700 £600
South London median daily rate £515 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -4.19% +13.16% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Croydon median hourly rate £63.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +264.29% +25.00% -
South London median hourly rate £44.18 £47.83 £47.00
% change year-on-year -7.63% +1.77% -1.74%

Security Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Croydon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 458 664 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 57.61% 61.65% 50.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 457 104
Croydon median daily rate £513 £525 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +11.70% +13.94%
10th Percentile £410 £373 £375
90th Percentile £665 £700 £639
South London median daily rate £500 £525 £451
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.34% +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +25.00% -62.67%
South London median hourly rate £43.92 £41.41 £47.00
% change year-on-year +6.05% -11.89% -3.91%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Croydon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 387 (91.49%) SC Cleared
2 139 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (31.21%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (29.31%) DevOps
5 105 (24.82%) Kubernetes
6 100 (23.64%) Linux
7 94 (22.22%) Java
8 92 (21.75%) Terraform
9 85 (20.09%) Docker
10 71 (16.78%) Jenkins
11 65 (15.37%) Git (software)
12 58 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
13 56 (13.24%) Migration
13 56 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (13.00%) Scrum
15 52 (12.29%) JIRA
15 52 (12.29%) Ansible
16 49 (11.58%) Python
17 44 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
18 43 (10.17%) Big Data
19 41 (9.69%) Test Automation
19 41 (9.69%) Mentoring
20 40 (9.46%) ITIL
21 38 (8.98%) Oracle
21 38 (8.98%) CentOS
22 37 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 35 (8.27%) GitHub
23 35 (8.27%) Open Source
23 35 (8.27%) SQL

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (8.04%) Confluence
2 23 (5.44%) nginx
3 15 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.84%) JBoss
5 9 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.65%) SAS
8 6 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.18%) Apache
10 4 (0.95%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.47%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.24%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 132 (31.21%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (8.27%) GitHub
4 31 (7.33%) Amazon S3
5 27 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.84%) PaaS
8 10 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (1.89%) IaaS
10 8 (1.89%) Route 53
10 8 (1.89%) SaaS
11 7 (1.65%) Office 365
12 5 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.18%) G Suite
12 5 (1.18%) Serverless
13 4 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.78%) Firewall
2 15 (3.55%) DNS
2 15 (3.55%) VPN
3 11 (2.60%) Kerberos
4 7 (1.65%) LAN
5 6 (1.42%) DHCP
5 6 (1.42%) FTP
5 6 (1.42%) IPsec
5 6 (1.42%) Skype
5 6 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (1.18%) DMZ
6 5 (1.18%) HTTP
6 5 (1.18%) Network Security
6 5 (1.18%) SSL
6 5 (1.18%) Wireless
6 5 (1.18%) WLAN
7 4 (0.95%) IMAP
7 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (10.17%) Big Data
3 27 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 20 (4.73%) SQL Server
5 19 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (4.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 19 (4.49%) HBase
6 11 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.13%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.65%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (1.65%) Base SAS
9 7 (1.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (1.42%) JanusGraph
11 5 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.18%) Power BI
11 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.95%) MySQL
13 3 (0.71%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 71 (16.78%) Jenkins
2 65 (15.37%) Git (software)
3 52 (12.29%) JIRA
4 29 (6.86%) Cucumber
5 28 (6.62%) Maven
5 28 (6.62%) Selenium
6 21 (4.96%) GitLab
7 19 (4.49%) Artifactory
8 16 (3.78%) SonarQube
9 13 (3.07%) Grunt
9 13 (3.07%) Jasmine
9 13 (3.07%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (2.60%) JUnit
11 8 (1.89%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.42%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.42%) jMock
12 6 (1.42%) Mockito
12 6 (1.42%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.18%) ERwin
13 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (5.44%) Finance
2 18 (4.26%) Law
3 9 (2.13%) Retail
4 7 (1.65%) Electronics
4 7 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.65%) Marketing
4 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.24%) Games
5 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (21.28%) Developer
2 74 (17.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 51 (12.06%) Analyst
4 40 (9.46%) Business Analyst
5 38 (8.98%) Architect
6 35 (8.27%) Java Developer
7 27 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
8 25 (5.91%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 20 (4.73%) AWS DevOps
9 20 (4.73%) Consultant
9 20 (4.73%) Data Engineer
10 18 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.02%) AWS Architect
12 16 (3.78%) Administrator
13 14 (3.31%) Big Data Engineer
13 14 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.07%) Network Engineer
15 12 (2.84%) Project Manager
16 11 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
16 11 (2.60%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.86%) Kafka
2 24 (5.67%) Spring
3 22 (5.20%) Elastic Stack
3 22 (5.20%) RESTful
4 21 (4.96%) REST
5 20 (4.73%) AngularJS
5 20 (4.73%) HTML
6 19 (4.49%) CSS
6 19 (4.49%) HTML5
7 18 (4.26%) Apache Camel
7 18 (4.26%) Web Services
8 17 (4.02%) CSS3
8 17 (4.02%) JSON
9 15 (3.55%) LDAP
10 14 (3.31%) DOM
11 13 (3.07%) Ajax
11 13 (3.07%) LESS
11 13 (3.07%) SOAP
11 13 (3.07%) XML
12 9 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 8 (1.89%) User Experience
5 7 (1.65%) NHS
5 7 (1.65%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.42%) PKI
7 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.47%) EPoS
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Licensing
9 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.24%) Clustering
9 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.24%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.24%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (23.64%) Linux
2 38 (8.98%) CentOS
3 37 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (6.38%) Unix
5 16 (3.78%) Windows
6 5 (1.18%) Debian
6 5 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.95%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (29.31%) DevOps
3 56 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (13.24%) Migration
4 55 (13.00%) Scrum
5 44 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (9.69%) Mentoring
6 41 (9.69%) Test Automation
7 40 (9.46%) ITIL
8 35 (8.27%) Open Source
9 32 (7.57%) Analytics
10 31 (7.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 29 (6.86%) Service Management
12 27 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (5.91%) Data Modelling
14 24 (5.67%) Configuration Management
15 23 (5.44%) Decision-Making
15 23 (5.44%) ETL
16 22 (5.20%) Coaching
17 20 (4.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 94 (22.22%) Java
2 49 (11.58%) Python
3 35 (8.27%) SQL
4 31 (7.33%) Bash Shell
5 27 (6.38%) Java 8
6 26 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.31%) Groovy
8 13 (3.07%) Ruby
9 12 (2.84%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.65%) SAS Macro
11 7 (1.65%) VBA
12 6 (1.42%) Go
12 6 (1.42%) Perl
12 6 (1.42%) VB
13 4 (0.95%) C
13 4 (0.95%) Scala
14 3 (0.71%) C++
15 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 387 (91.49%) SC Cleared
2 21 (4.96%) Degree
3 14 (3.31%) CTC Cleared
4 8 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.95%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (0.71%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.47%) CISSP
8 2 (0.47%) SSCP
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) MCSA
9 1 (0.24%) MCSE
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MOS
9 1 (0.24%) PMP
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.84%) QA
2 8 (1.89%) PMO
3 2 (0.47%) GDPR
3 2 (0.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 85 (20.09%) Docker
2 17 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.84%) HDFS
5 6 (1.42%) Squid
6 5 (1.18%) Snort
6 5 (1.18%) vCloud
7 3 (0.71%) iptables
7 3 (0.71%) vSphere
8 2 (0.47%) KVM
8 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) Ceph
9 1 (0.24%) etcd
9 1 (0.24%) flannel
9 1 (0.24%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.24%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 105 (24.82%) Kubernetes
2 92 (21.75%) Terraform
3 52 (12.29%) Ansible
4 30 (7.09%) Puppet
5 21 (4.96%) Consul
6 20 (4.73%) Packer
7 11 (2.60%) Sysdig
8 10 (2.36%) Kibana
9 9 (2.13%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.89%) logstash
11 7 (1.65%) Prometheus
11 7 (1.65%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.18%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.71%) Nagios
13 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.47%) Ambari
14 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.47%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (8.98%) Oracle
2 19 (4.49%) Greenplum
2 19 (4.49%) VMware
3 16 (3.78%) Red Hat
4 14 (3.31%) Adobe
5 10 (2.36%) Hortonworks
5 10 (2.36%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 8 (1.89%) Cisco
7 8 (1.89%) SAP
8 7 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.42%) Dynatrace
10 5 (1.18%) Splunk
11 4 (0.95%) Google
11 4 (0.95%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.71%) Axway
12 3 (0.71%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.47%) Citrix